Edmunds Family Book

Scope and Content

A copy of Mynegeir ysgrythurol, 1773 by Peter Williams which contains notes on family matters on the inside cover in the hand of Williams Edmunds, John Edmunds and another.

Administrative / Biographical History

This item was owned by the family of John Edmunds, former headmaster of Garth School, Bangor, Gwynedd. He married his second wife, of Llandderfel, Merioneth, in 1859. His first wife, Mary Anne Jones, was a pioneer of education in Bangor. John Edmunds died in 1886.

Peter Williams, the author of Mynegeir ysgrythurol was born in 1723. His book assisted many ordinary Welsh folk to study the Bible.


Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Access Information

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Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, November 2002.

Other Finding Aids

An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 11522

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

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